GLEAMviz at the “Big Data in a Living Web” Conference

GLEAMviz appeared today at the Top-IX Annual Conference Big Data in a Living Web in the keynote presentation by Alex Vespignani and in the invited talk by Marco Quaggiotto.

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Can we foresee the start of a conflict? can we anticipate the spread of a pandemic pathogen? can we assess the systemic risk and the impact that a financial crisis, a nuclear disaster, or a pandemic event will have on our society and our planet?

GLEAMviz was presented by Alex as an example product of the Big Data Revolution, where high-resolution data on human behavior can be integrated into a disease model to anticipate the geographical and temporal spread of a pandemic influenza.

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Marco presented the perspective of shaping the data produced by GLEAMviz into informative visualizations that help making sense of the simulated scenario and guiding the analysis of the epidemic pattern.

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The Conference also saw invited talks by Alan Mislove from Northeastern University in Boston, USA, and Cesar Hidalgo from MIT in Boston, USA.
We thank Top-IX, torino piemonte internet exchange, for the invitation to the event.

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